Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Party Deck



The best part of the cottage is the second floor 'party' deck. It's a giant, about 18x24'

The rails are red.

Yeah, red.

Do you ignore the red (can't change it), or do you work with the red? I am going to work it! Here's the plan:

deck

  • I have two red tea light lanterns (thrifted) that I am going to pull out of the utility room as soon as I finish this post. 
  • We bought a basic teak picnic table last weekend*.  75" long.
  • We need to buy six CB2 Rex chairs or their equivalent. I've been googling for a cheaper version of this super common restaurant chair, but I can't seem to find a Canadian website with a chair that is just as good looking. We could pick them up in the states if the savings were large enough.
  • Then somehow install a 16 foot sun sail from Home Depot. I think we need permission from the condo board to attach the polls. If we can't do a sun sail, we will get one of these.
  • Cushions, red black and beige.
*We talked about a DIY table, but we have several projects to tackle and no skills, so we went retail...

UPDATE: 
 

6 comments:

  1. Love the plan! And totally support buying over building. We wanted to build a table for our patio, but figured we didn't have the time or the skills to make one for what we could buy. Sometimes it just makes more sense!

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  2. This was probably cheaper to build, I can't kid myself...but we might not get it done until the end of summer or next year. Or we would get a table, but other things would be pushed aside. This baby is teak and should weather to a nice grey...it's a nice table, and done! (We had to call on neighbours to help us get it up there! HEAVY)

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  3. There's a 15% off coupon on the back of the CB2 flyer in Now Magazine this week! Go find one!

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  4. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH We picked them up on Sat!
    Ok I will run out now and get one and mission impossible tomorrow is price adjustment! Fingers crossed!

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  5. Ok I ran to the corner and got a magazine! CB2 Is closed but I will call in at 11am tomorrow and see...worth the $90+tax

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  6. got the price adjustment!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    you rock Victoria!!!!

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